Trains from Reading to Leeds

Reading to Leeds train information

Reading Leeds train map

Train duration 3h56m
Arrival Leeds, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 164 Miles

There are several train providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting Reading in England to Leeds in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

On average, it takes approximately 3h56m by train covering a distance of 164 miles to get to Leeds from Reading. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.

Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Reading to Leeds train tickets

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Reading - Leeds prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Reading to Leeds by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

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The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from Reading to Leeds in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £51 when booking your ticket 15 days in advance which is 40% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Reading to Leeds trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Reading and Leeds by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Leeds to Reading and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Reading Leeds train ticket.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

    For instance, train tickets from Reading to Leeds cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Leeds to Reading, the card will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Reading to Leeds train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare